Arctic

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Shell has urged the Obama administration to give it five more years to fulfill its quest for Arctic oil, citing the $6 billion the oil giant has already invested in the effort and circumstances it said were beyond its control. Shell made the request in a letter (pdf) dated July 2014 and made public Monday by ocean conservation group Oceana . Peter...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The U.S. will assume leadership of the international Arctic Council this week,...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel shakes hands with Peruvian President Ollanta Humala before the 11th Conference of the Defense Ministers of the Americas in Arequipa, Peru, Oct. 12, 2014. (Photo: U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz/DoD)
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday issued a call to arms to the military...

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